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Morning Maddow: October 7

Speaker Boehner claims he doesn't have enough Republican votes to pass the "clean C.R." (Huff Po) although whip counters in the media don't agree. (Wash Post)

Meet the masterminds of the government shutdown. (NY Times)

And meet a Republican who thinks the shutdown is going well. (Wash Post)

On the first Monday of October, a must-read interview with Justice Antonin Scalia. (NY Mag)

FL Gov. Rick Scott says he's sorry about that 2012 voter-roll purge. (Miami Herald)

The destruction of Syria's chemical weapons begins. (BBC)

Pres. Obama weighs in on the debate over the name of the Washington Redskins. (AP)

It's Nobel Prize week! First up: medicine. (NBC)